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If provenance is an asset to one’s work, than I am very lucky that my ‘ugly’ fish was hooked by uncle Harry. I first wanted it in my living room, but my partner said it was too ugly to look upon. 79 more words


Donors: A New James Catalogue Search Facility

It is now possible to search the online James Catalogue by donor. Around 100 donors are named. The earliest significant bequests to the Library came at the beginning of the 17th century from four people: … 179 more words

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Josh McDowell, Scott Carroll and the Green Collection

Evangelical apologist Josh McDowell has uploaded new interesting material on his  “Discover” webpage. There is now a link for downloading an enlightening pdf booklet, … 288 more words

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Provenance Issues: Some Thoughts - Part 1

What follows are the ‘following thoughts’ on issues of provenance that I promised in my last post. They are based on recent discussions that took place in… 1,080 more words



Making your own, whether it is bread, socks or sauerkraut is satisfying and rewarding partly because it makes you proud, but also because what you create has a known origin. 324 more words

Silkworms: a tale of provenance

I know we normally only write about WOOL on this blog and that WOOL is the key focus for WOVEMBER, so you may be forgiven for wondering what on earth a post about SILK is doing here! 2,808 more words

Growing Wool

Friday night vi-EWE-ing: Bert & Ernie's blanket

This evening’s Friday night vi-EWE-ing is a recommendation from Wovemberist Joanne Seiff which she has dubbed “wool for the younger set”. This brilliant bit of vi-EWE-ing fun is a wondrous sketch from Sesame Street in which a chorus of sheep serenade Bert about the origins and provenance of his marvelous blanket. 21 more words